A Navy veteran and business executive with a record of proven leadership.

US Navy Veteran

With 28 years of decorated military service including two assignments at US Strategic Command, and with four children also serving in the military, Rick understands the sacrifices made by the servicemen and women who call Nebraska home and will be a champion for our veterans in the Legislature. 

Business Executive

As a former aerospace executive who built a field office from the ground up with a nation-leading company, Rick knows what it takes to help local businesses succeed and create good jobs. He’ll be an advocate for reducing the tax burden and incentivizing businesses to stay and grow in Nebraska.

Family Man

Rick is a husband, father and grandfather who values family and faith as the cornerstones of the Good Life we enjoy in Nebraska. He’s been recognized as a leader who will help our community maintain the values and principles important to our quality of life.

Community Leader

Rick was named the 2019 Knight of the Year for the Nebraska Knights of Columbus and received the 2019 Distinguished Service Award from the University of Nebraska Alumni Association. He remains active in several military service organizations and recently served on the commissioning board for the USS Omaha.